Festival 2019 Saturday 02 March - Sunday 10 March | Tickets now on sale

Mark Lawson

Mark Lawson is an English journalist, broadcaster and author. Specialising in culture and the arts, he is best known for presenting the flagship BBC Radio 4 arts programme Front Row between 1998 and 2014. He is also a Guardian columnist, and presents Mark Lawson Talks To… on BBC Four. He has written several books, the most recent of which is his novel The Deaths.

Tom Bower on Jeremy Corbyn

Acclaimed investigative journalist and bestselling biographer Tom Bower, author of 24 books including the lives of Robert Maxwell, Richard Branson, Tony Blair and Prince Charles, has penetrated the shadows and myths about Jeremy Corbyn to produce, for the first time, the unvarnished truth.

The 3rd Woman

The 3rd Woman is a high-concept thriller set in a world in which the USA bows to the People’s Republic of China, corruption is rife and the government dictates what the ‘truth’ is. Jonathan Freedland explores the genesis of his fiction about an individual’s quest for justice with broadcaster and journalist Mark Lawson, whose own recent novel is The Deaths.